Noneconomic Damages Reform: HB 350 (1996).
Limits the award of noneconomic damages to the greater of
Limits the award of noneconomic damages to the greater of $250,000 or three times economic damages to a maximum of $500,000, unless there is a finding that a plaintiff suffered: (1) a permanent and severe physical deformity; or (2) a permanent physical functional injury that permanently prevents her from being able to independently care for herself and perform life sustaining activities. Provides that if a plaintiff establishes the criteria set forth above, noneconomic damages are limited to the greater of $1 million or $35,000 times the number of years remaining in the plaintiff’s expected life.
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